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The College of Health Care Professions

9 Campuses
13 Programs
Online

Change your career!
Change your life!

The College of Health Care Professions is a great place for working adults to enhance their current careers, or help themselves find new career pathways to better lives. We also train high school graduates to enter in the exciting high demand Healthcare industry.

Our programs are focused and centered on empowering you with the skills you need to enter the expanding and rewarding Healthcare Industry. Learn only what you need to gain employment in your particular field, so you can get certified and enter the job market faster.

Dental Assistant

Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist w/ MA Skills - Certificate

Medical Billing and Coding

Medical Assistant

Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Associates

Pharmacy Technician - Certificate

The College of Health Care Professions also features:

• Financial aid for those who qualify
• Job placement assistance to graduates
• Tutorials for all programs
• Convenient day and evening classes
• Four convenient locations
• Friendly customer service oriented staff

If you feel you’re ready to forge a new direction in your life with better career options in the rewarding Healthcare industry, don’t hesitate to find out more about The College of Health Care Professions today!

Available Programs

  • Dental Assistant
    Medicine and Health Care

    Dental Assistant Program Length:

    • Ground – Daytime: 35 Weeks
    • Ground – Evening: 54 Weeks
    • Blended – 36 Weeks

    Are you interested in a career that allows you to have the satisfaction of helping numerous patients improve their smile and their dental health? At The College of Health Care Professions, our Dental Assistant Certificate Training Program will prepare you to play a key role in the functions of a dental office by performing many tasks to support Dentists and Dental Hygienists. You may prepare patients for cleanings or procedures, provide suction or other assistance for dental procedures, sterilize equipment, and maintain patient records.

    Available at these locations

    Austin, TX

    6330 East Highway 290
    Austin, TX 78723

    Dallas, TX

    8585 North Stemmons Freeway
    Dallas, TX 75247

    Fort Worth, TX

    4248 North Freeway
    Fort Worth, TX 76137

    Houston Med Center, TX

    2656 South Loop West, Suite 380
    Houston, TX 77054

    Houston Northwest, TX

    240 Northwest Mall Blvd.
    Houston, TX 77092

    Houston Southwest, TX

    One Arena Place 7322 Southwest Freeway
    Houston, TX 77074

    McAllen, TX

    1917 Nolana Ave
    McAllen, TX 78504

    Northwest San Antonio, TX

    4738 NW Loop 410
    San Antonio, TX 78229

    South San Antonio, TX

    1964 SW Military Dr
    San Antonio, TX 78221

  • Health and Medical Administrative Services Completion Program - AAS
    Medicine and Health Care

    With an Associate of Applied Science in Health and Medical Administrative Services, you will be able to enter the workforce as a health care administrator. A health care administrator handles the administrative tasks in a healthcare facility. Health care administrators must employ effective communication and customer relations as well as perform organizational and administrative tasks. The College of Health Care Professions' Health and Medical Administrative Services Associate of Applied Science Degree Completion Program prepares you to join the workforce as a health care administrator in less than eight months.

    Available at these locations

    Dallas, TX

    8585 North Stemmons Freeway
    Dallas, TX 75247

    Houston Med Center, TX

    2656 South Loop West, Suite 380
    Houston, TX 77054

    Houston Southwest, TX

    One Arena Place 7322 Southwest Freeway
    Houston, TX 77074

    South San Antonio, TX

    1964 SW Military Dr
    San Antonio, TX 78221

  • Medical Assistant - Certificate
    Medicine and Health Care

    Medical Assistant Program Length:

    • Ground – Daytime: 35 Weeks
    • Ground – Evening: 54 Weeks
    • Blended – 36 Weeks

    Are you looking to begin a career in health care that allows you to work in administrative and/or clinical tasks to support the work of physicians and other health professionals? At The College of Health Care Professions, our accredited Medical Assistant Certificate Training Program will prepare you for a health care career that includes performing administrative and clinical duties. You will have the chance to work alongside doctors and nurses to assist in patient care.

    Available at these locations

    Austin, TX

    6330 East Highway 290
    Austin, TX 78723

    Dallas, TX

    8585 North Stemmons Freeway
    Dallas, TX 75247

    Fort Worth, TX

    4248 North Freeway
    Fort Worth, TX 76137

    Houston Med Center, TX

    2656 South Loop West, Suite 380
    Houston, TX 77054

    Houston Northwest, TX

    240 Northwest Mall Blvd.
    Houston, TX 77092

    Houston Southwest, TX

    One Arena Place 7322 Southwest Freeway
    Houston, TX 77074

    McAllen, TX

    1917 Nolana Ave
    McAllen, TX 78504

    Northwest San Antonio, TX

    4738 NW Loop 410
    San Antonio, TX 78229

    South San Antonio, TX

    1964 SW Military Dr
    San Antonio, TX 78221

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography - AAS
    Medicine and Health Care

    CHCP’s accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography Associate of Applied Science Degree will prepare you for an exciting career as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer. A Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (also known as an Ultrasound Technologist) uses a transducer to emit sound waves across specific parts of the body. These sound waves echo and reflect back to the transducer to produce images (also known as sonograms) of the body’s interior. Sonograms are used to highlight internal issues that would not be seen otherwise. In order to be a successful sonographer you must be able to properly operate the ultrasound technology, display compassionate patient care, and embody professionalism at all times. After you complete your sonography training with The College of Health Care Professions, you’ll be prepared with the necessary knowledge and skills to get an entry-level job as an ultrasound sonographer.

    Available at these locations

    Austin, TX

    6330 East Highway 290
    Austin, TX 78723

    Dallas, TX

    8585 North Stemmons Freeway
    Dallas, TX 75247

    Fort Worth, TX

    4248 North Freeway
    Fort Worth, TX 76137

    Houston Med Center, TX

    2656 South Loop West, Suite 380
    Houston, TX 77054

    Houston Northwest, TX

    240 Northwest Mall Blvd.
    Houston, TX 77092

    Houston Southwest, TX

    One Arena Place 7322 Southwest Freeway
    Houston, TX 77074

    McAllen, TX

    1917 Nolana Ave
    McAllen, TX 78504

    Northwest San Antonio, TX

    4738 NW Loop 410
    San Antonio, TX 78229

    South San Antonio, TX

    1964 SW Military Dr
    San Antonio, TX 78221

  • Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist w/ MA skills - Certificate
    Medicine and Health Care

    Our Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist with Medical Assisting Skills program prepares you for a career as a limited medical radiologic technologist. As an LMRT (also known as a limited X-ray technologist), you will be responsible for performing limited-scope X-rays on the chest, extremities, skull, facial bones, and vertebral column. X-rays (also known as radiographs) are a form of radiation that can penetrate the body, creating images of the body’s interior.

    An LMRT is responsible for communicating with patients about the procedures, administering the X-rays, and producing an image that is diagnostically acceptable. Once the images are analyzed, they are sent to other medical personnel for diagnosis. After you finish your Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist with Medical Assistant Skills program at the College of Health Care Professions, you will be well-equipped to take the state licensing exam and begin your new career as a Limited Medical X-ray Technologist.

    Available at these locations

    Austin, TX

    6330 East Highway 290
    Austin, TX 78723

    Dallas, TX

    8585 North Stemmons Freeway
    Dallas, TX 75247

    Fort Worth, TX

    4248 North Freeway
    Fort Worth, TX 76137

    Houston Med Center, TX

    2656 South Loop West, Suite 380
    Houston, TX 77054

    Houston Northwest, TX

    240 Northwest Mall Blvd.
    Houston, TX 77092

    Houston Southwest, TX

    One Arena Place 7322 Southwest Freeway
    Houston, TX 77074

    McAllen, TX

    1917 Nolana Ave
    McAllen, TX 78504

    Northwest San Antonio, TX

    4738 NW Loop 410
    San Antonio, TX 78229

    South San Antonio, TX

    1964 SW Military Dr
    San Antonio, TX 78221

  • Pharmacy Technician - Certificate
    Medicine and Health Care

    With a Pharmacy Technician Certificate from the College of Health Care Professions, you will be prepared to begin your new career as a pharmacy technician. Pharmacy technicians are responsible for assisting pharmacists in duties like receiving and confirming prescription orders, assembling medicines, and providing information to patients about medications. Pharmacy technicians must be detailed-oriented and organized because they handle and assemble various medications. They must also possess soft skills like interpersonal communication and emotional intelligence since they work directly with patients. The demand for pharmacy technicians is growing, and with the completion of our Pharmacy Technician program, you will be prepared to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam and able to enter the workforce as an entry-level pharmacy technician.

    Available at these locations

    Dallas, TX

    8585 North Stemmons Freeway
    Dallas, TX 75247

    South San Antonio, TX

    1964 SW Military Dr
    San Antonio, TX 78221

  • Physical Therapy Technician - Certificate
    Medicine and Health Care

    The Physical Therapy Technician Certificate Program from The College of Health Care Professions is the first step to becoming a certified physical therapy technician. A physical therapy technician (also known as a rehabilitation therapy technician or physical therapy aide) is a vital part of any physical therapy clinic. PT technicians work under the supervision of physical therapists to help patients regain movement and manage pain as they recover from injury. Technicians are also in charge of cleaning equipment, washing linens, and performing clerical tasks like scheduling patients. With an education from The College of Health Care Professions, you will be prepared to enter the workforce as an entry-level physical therapy technician.

    Available at these locations

    McAllen, TX

    1917 Nolana Ave
    McAllen, TX 78504

    Northwest San Antonio, TX

    4738 NW Loop 410
    San Antonio, TX 78229

  • Cardiovascular Sonography - AAS
    Medicine and Health Care

    Cardiac Sonographers (also known as Echocardiologists or Echocardiographers) use ultrasound technology to create a specific type of sonogram, called an echocardiograph, of the heart. An echocardiograph is used to ensure the heart’s valves, chambers, and muscle contractions are all working properly and to illuminate any potential issues. The procedure may be performed when the patient is at rest or immediately following cardiovascular activity. After the 2-D images are created, the Cardiac Sonographer passes the imaging along to a doctor, who can then make an informed diagnosis. Once you complete your training in echocardiology with The College of Health Care Professions, you’ll be well-equipped to take the Cardiovascular Credentialing Exam and on your way to an entry-level position as an Echocardiologist.

    Available at these locations

    Fort Worth, TX

    4248 North Freeway
    Fort Worth, TX 76137

    Houston Northwest, TX

    240 Northwest Mall Blvd.
    Houston, TX 77092

  • Rehabilitation Therapy Technician - Certificate
    Medicine and Health Care

    Our Rehabilitation Therapy Technician Certificate Program is the first step to becoming a certified rehabilitation therapy technician. A rehab therapy technician (also known as a rehabilitation therapy aide or RTT) is a vital part of any rehabilitation clinic. Rehab therapy technicians work under the supervision of physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, physicians, or other licensed rehabilitation professionals. Rehab techs provide support, training, and treatment to patients who are recovering from an injury or are adapting to trauma or disability. Technicians also perform paperwork, clean therapy equipment, and schedule appointments. If working with patients to manage their mobility and maintaining the functions of an office environment sounds like something you would enjoy, an education from The College of Health Care Professions is your first step.

    Available at this location

    Houston Southwest, TX

    One Arena Place 7322 Southwest Freeway
    Houston, TX 77074

  • Medical Billing and Coding - Certificate
    Healthcare Administration

    Medical Coding and Billing Program Length:

    • Blended – 38 Weeks

    If you’re looking for a career in medical administration, The College of Health Care Professions offers an accredited Medical Coding and Billing Certificate Training Program that will prepare you for an administrative health care career. Through our comprehensive blended-learning environment, Medical Coding and Billing students will learn to complete medical billing forms, filing medical insurance claims, both manually and by automation, practical application of CPT-4, ICD-10, and HCPCS codes.

    Available at these locations

    Austin, TX

    6330 East Highway 290
    Austin, TX 78723

    Dallas, TX

    8585 North Stemmons Freeway
    Dallas, TX 75247

    Fort Worth, TX

    4248 North Freeway
    Fort Worth, TX 76137

    Houston Northwest, TX

    240 Northwest Mall Blvd.
    Houston, TX 77092

    Houston Southwest, TX

    One Arena Place 7322 Southwest Freeway
    Houston, TX 77074

    McAllen, TX

    1917 Nolana Ave
    McAllen, TX 78504

    Northwest San Antonio, TX

    4738 NW Loop 410
    San Antonio, TX 78229

    South San Antonio, TX

    1964 SW Military Dr
    San Antonio, TX 78221

  • Health Care Management - Associates
    Healthcare Administration

  • Nursing (LVN to RN) - AAS
    Nursing

    With an Associate of Applied Science Nursing Degree from The College of Health Care Professions, you will be able to advance your career in nursing by becoming a registered nurse (RN). RNs provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and advocate for patients and their family members. Registered nurses have a direct impact on patients’ lives and well-being, so it is imperative that they have a combination of hard and soft skills, including communication and emotional intelligence. Many may choose to become an RN after working as a licensed vocational nurse (LVN). The transition from LVN to RN is facilitated when students enroll in our program, as it is specifically designed as an LVN to RN Transition Program that utilizes a concept-based curriculum. Once you graduate with an AAS in Nursing from CHCP’s Nursing Program, you will be on your way to becoming a Registered Nurse.

    Available at this location

    Houston Northwest, TX

    240 Northwest Mall Blvd.
    Houston, TX 77092

  • Vocational Nursing - Certificate
    Nursing

    A Vocational Nursing certificate provides you with the knowledge and skills necessary to become a licensed vocational nurse. A vocational nurse (VN) provides patient care to residents of short-term and long-term healthcare facilities. VNs must receive licensure and become licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) to work in the field and work under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or doctor. LVN duties include assisting patients in basic hygiene, monitoring patient vital signs, and providing preliminary nursing care. Licensed vocational nurses also provide emotional support for patients, so LVNs must be compassionate and caring individuals. With a certificate in Vocational Nursing from The College of Health Care Professions, you will be able to receive your vocational nursing license and enter the workforce as an LVN.

    Available at this location

    Houston Northwest, TX

    240 Northwest Mall Blvd.
    Houston, TX 77092

Accreditation

The College of Health Care Professions is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) for both degree and non-degree programs.

Disclosure

Consumer information may be view at chcp.edu/tuition-financial-aid/consumer-information.

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